Weekly News From the President: Initial Comments to FCC’s Cable Franchise Proceeding Due This Wednesday

Initial Comments to FCC’s Cable Franchise Proceeding Due This Wednesday
A couple quick reminders about the FCC’s proceeding on cable franchising:
Initial comments are due on Wednesday 11/14.  ACM and NATOA will be filing separate sets of comments, as will other organizations across the country.   If you cannot meet this deadline, you can support ACM’s comments with ()

Weekly News From the President: Community Media Covering Local Elections

All Politics is Local
We’re hours away from Election Day 2018 and I’m reminded of all the work our members do across the country covering local elections and providing a vital forum for local candidates. National issues are increasingly marking our politics, but Tip O’Neill was right: all politics is local. Without local coverage from people ()

Weekly News From the President: Senators Signing US Senator Edward Markey’s Letter in Support of Community Media

Senators Signing US Senator Edward Markey’s Letter in Support of Community Media
ACM thanks the US Senators who are signing Senator Ed Markey’s letter to the FCC, disapproving the FNPRM on Cable Franchising (Docket No 05-311) because of its effects on local communities and community media:

Sen Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren (MA);
Sen Tammy Baldwin (WI);
Richard Blumenthal ()

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